Achillea millefolium

Species

  • Yarrow
  • Achillea millefolium
  • Achillea millefolium
  • Milfoil
  • Western yarrow
  • Achillea maritima
  • Achillea lanulosa
  • Achillea lanulosa
  • Giant yarrow
  • Achillea tenuifolia

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Achillea millefolium, otherwise known as yarrow, is a alpines and rock gardens, alpines and rock gardens plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
pink
lightYellow
white
lightYellow
mintCream
tan
white
white
mintCream
tan
lightYellow
pink
white
Foliage
Herbaceous
This plant is resistant to deer
Herbaceous
Aromatic
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Herbaceous
Herbaceous
Herbaceous

Space

Dimensions

Achillea millefolium can grow from 0.3m to 1.2mm tall
0.3m to 1.2m
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Spacing
0.45
0.6
0.9
1.2
0.45
0.6
0.45
0.6
0.45
0.6
0.45
0.9

Sun

Optimal
Full
Full
Partial
Full
Full
Partial
Full
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Dry
Mesic
Dry
Dry
Dry
Mesic
Dry
Dry

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
5.1
6.5
6.1
7.8
5.1
8.5
4.5
8.5
6.1
7.8
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Summer
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are good for drying and preserving
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are good for drying and preserving
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By dividing the rootball
By dividing the rootball
By dividing the rootball
By dividing the rootball
By dividing the rootball